Category Archives: history
Olympics 2012: Simple flag error and North Korean footballers.
It’s Easter. Today so many years ago, three Jewish men were crucified. Continue reading
I’m an old man now, living alone with a dog. My
active life is over, spent, and there is not much time left.
So I am in a hurry.
I’m not a writer, really, and have no literary
pretensions. I lack the skill, imagination, and creativity to
conjure tales out of my hat. This is the first, last, and only
one ever to be produced by me, so I do hope it is worth
telling and that someone will be out there, listening.
Not possessing a writer’s wit does not preclude credits
in other fields, though. I am fairly well educated,
intelligent, of the straight line, analytical kind. I am also
well read, reasonably honest, at home in seven languages,
and, until late in life, possessed of preposterous good
looks, of the boyish, dark, romantic Gregory Peck type.
Throughout my life, women have been attracted to me,
often embarrassing my inborn shyness.
If this sounds conceited or even narcissistic, let me add
that while it is surely a pleasant advantage to be burdened
with, still it is never more than a starter, balancing out its
own effects by turning you careless and lazy. Continue reading
Welcome to seasidepress.org We are based near the beach and loving it. The beach is a great place to tackle serious subject matters. Some titles published through seasidepress tackle matters that relate directly or indirectly to the 1933-1945 Jewish Holocaust … Continue reading
The year is 1940. The place is Amsterdam, Holland. In a Europe
that is torn apart by a Nazi regime, Sonja is forced to come to
grips with unbelievable losses – her husband, her family, her way
way of life – all by the age of twenty one.
Sonja’s story teaches that it is friends,
love, and family that motivate and guide us through our most
challenging moments. This book succeeds on many levels. At once thrilling,
passionate, and educational, it deserves a place in the ranks
of biographical literature.
The Low Countries controlled by Spain Continue reading